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Incredible Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop by Jerry Uelsmann

Incredible Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Jerry Uelsmann is an American photographer known for his photographic montages. Surrealist creations created without the help of photo editing softwares to ...

Jerry Uelsmann Photography

Untitled (Boat and Moon), by Jerry Uelsmann; Again, this is combining water, reflection, and light. I am inspired by this photo because I will be using orbs as alternative life paths.

Before Photoshop allowed image makers to bend reality to their will with a single keystroke there was Jerry Uelsmann. He created surreal images the hard way — not with digital shortcuts, but working in a darkroom with seven enlargers and multiple negatives.

Jerry Uelsmann's Analog Dreams

Before Photoshop allowed image makers to bend reality to their will with a single keystroke there was Jerry Uelsmann. His layered images came from seven enlargers, multiple negatives and his own hands.

Jerry Uelsmann Interview  Surrealist Photography

Jerry Uelsmann - forerunner of photomontage. This guy was doing what we do in photoshop, but working meticulously in the dark room. He broke the rules of photography to develop some beautifully strange and surreal imagery.

Jerry Uelsmann, Trees Cathedral

Jerry Uelsmann, Trees Cathedral Beautifully created surreal image that draws the viewer in due to its weight and fine detail. The black and white contrast helps create a more surreal atmosphere for the viewer to dwell upon